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Buying Manager

Job Title: Buying Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South Africa
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q93192
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 08, 2013 07:49

Job Description

An exceptional Buying Manager role has just opened within one of South Africa's largest retail groups. They are looking for a confident, talented and experienced individual to be responsible for: * Managing the seasonal margin, sell offs, cost prices and monthly forecasts for the ranges * Delivering marketing briefs on a monthly basis as per the business plans * Managing all contracts across the merchandise divisions as well as the supplier strategies, development and performance * Facilitating the supplier allocation within agreed time frames * Ensuring that the merchandise buying activities are in line with the achievement of the companys objectives The following skills and experience are required to qualify for this position: * Relevant degree in Fashion/Textile Design/Clothing Production/Product Development or Merchandising * At least 5 years of senior level buying experience * Advanced Excel competency * Strong understanding of the retail business and all related processes * Assertive, resilient and has strong problem-solving and decision making abilities * High level communication and presentation skills This is an exciting opportunity with a guaranteed excellent package that awaits the successful candidate. Get your CV through to us today if you think that you have the right skills and experience to qualify for this role. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.